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Tom Farrell and Stephen Fitzgerald with teammates at  Connacht’s squad training session at  Sportsground, Galway. Photograph: James Crisbie/Inpho

Three points separate the combatants in Conference A so the implications are significant for the team that manages to eke out a victory in Galway. M(...)

Jack O’Donoghue at Munster squad training in Limerick. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ospreys v Munster, Liberty stadium, 7.35pm, live on TG4, Eir Sport, Premier Sports Jack O’Donoghue makes a welcome return to the Munster match-day 23(...)

Iain Henderson: has recovered from a finger injury sustained during the victory over Leicester Tigers at Welford Road. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Ospreys v Ulster, Brewery Field (7.35, live on Premier Sports) Iain Henderson’s impressive recuperative powers remain undimmed as his return to fitne(...)

Munster’s Tyler Bleyendaal at the  Liberty Stadium in Swansea. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ospreys 16 Munster 21 Munster demand perfection and even this deserved – if eventually narrow – victory over the Ospreys didn’t please everyone in Ra(...)

Justin Tipuric, Lloyd Ashley and Bradley Davies in action for the Ospreys against Munster. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ospreys 16 Munster 21 Munster’s forwards stood up to be counted as they helped deliver a third straight Guinness Pro14 victory with this 21-16 win ov(...)

Munster’s Francis Saili and Donnacha Ryan wave goodbye to the crowd at Thomond Park following their Pro12 semi-final win over Ospreys. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Francis Saili espouses the virtues that Munster cherish in a player, foremost of which is someone who puts the team first and drives unsparingly in pu(...)

Secondrow Donnacha Ryan is among the players leaving Munster in the summer. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Munster v Ospreys, Thomond Park (6.15pm, live on TG4, Sky Sports) The case for a Munster victory appears watertight, documentation that includes hist(...)

Ulster’s Paddy Jackson leaves the pitch after the game. Photo: Darren Kidd/Inpho

Ulster 9 Ospreys 7 It was a pretty horrible game with Ulster only salvaging it in the last minute courtesy of Paddy Jackson to ensure their winning r(...)

 Former Ulster centre Ian Whitten has a big role to play if Exeter Chiefs are to upset odds.  Photograph:  Steve Bardens/Getty Images.

Wasps v Exeter Chiefs Ricoh Arena, Saturday, 3.15, live on BT Sport Wasps were hugely impressive in negotiating their way to what was described bef(...)

Fourie Du Preez and Schalk Burger embrace after South Africa’s Rugby World Cup quarter-final win over Wales. Photograph: Getty

South Africa 23 Wales 19 Wales fell agonisingly short, a defeat they might haunt them for some time. Not because they didn’t give their all, th(...)